Mating in Captivity

https://www.amazon.com/Mating-Captivity-Reconciling-Erotic-Domestic/dp/B000IB0EYI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=mating+in+captivity&qid=1586443276&s=audible&sr=1-1 Is that what my spouse thinks about sex?” This is a book about sexual desire.  Esther Perel is a speaker, author and sex therapist, and she pulled from her years of experience counseling couples to write this book.  She details the path of intimacy and desire for couples.   Perel has excellent insights into couples […]

AWARE

“A practice for such a time as this!” This book is an easy to read introduction to Dr. Siegel’s trademark practice called, The Wheel of Awareness.  The Wheel of Awareness is a mindfulness activity with profound affects on your life. In this book, Dr. Siegel offers a helpful explanation of the science behind this mediation. […]

Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change and Thrive in Work and LifeAuthor: Susan David“This book is a clear guide to stopping the “hook” that leads to bad thinking” After reading this book, I have tried to pay more attention to what hooks my thoughts, that influences my day. I am realizing that it is much easier […]

Announcement

Recently we announced our new partnership with Byron Community Ministries (BCM).  This is an exciting step for us as we build a reputation in the communities we serve.  BCM is an ideal partner because we both value compassion and hospitality.  BCM has served Byron Center by connecting those in need with practical support.  ACG is […]

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy?

What happens to love?  When we are dating, when relationships are young, there is so much energy and excitement.  Then something happens.  I heard it once described that men have an allergic reaction to metal on their finger!  A change occurs in the relationship and instead of that fun exciting love, there is this dullness […]